4116.0 HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health among Bisexual Men

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
As HIV has become an infection that may be managed much like other chronic diseases, a focus on treatment and prevention continues. Efforts to conduct HIV testing, engage infected individuals in care, and reduce HIV transmission risk are priorities as HIV prevalence rates increase. The HIV/AIDS Section seeks to disseminate study findings related to bisexual men and HIV in order to improve future program planning and inform needed research efforts. This session is aimed to share latest research on topics related to bisexuality and how it may impact HIV care provision and risk behaviors. The section identified this area as a priority, as bisexuality is a complex component of HIV/AIDS. The section supported the development of session in order to share innovative approaches to bisexuality and HIV.
Session Objectives: Identify factors related to HIV risk behaviors in which bisexual men engage Describe findings that support programmatic development to reach bisexual men to provide sexual health care

10:30 AM
Sexual Health and Access to Care: Voices from Bisexual Latino Men in the Midwestern United States
Omar Martinez, MPH, Brian Dodge, PhD, Guadalupe Kelle, BSN, Miguel Muņoz-Laboy, DrPH, Michael Reece, PhD, Phillip Schnarrs, MA, David Malebranche, MD, MPH, Gabriel Goncalves, BS, Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH and J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
11:10 AM
11:30 AM
Administering Sexual Health-Related Services to Bisexual Men: Privacy, Trust, and Appropriate Messaging
Brian Dodge, PhD, Phillip Schnarrs, MA, Gabriel Goncalves, BS, Michael Reece, PhD, Omar Martinez, MPH, David Malebranche, MD, MPH, Ryan Nix, BA, Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH and J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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